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Arsenal Table Striker Offer

Arsene Wenger has tabled a concrete offer for DR Congo striker Tresor Mputu, according to the players agent.

The 21-year-old African has recently completed a 10 day trial at Arsenal. Wenger had already stated that he was impressed with the youngster, but it now seems he has shown just how impressed by tabling an offer in December.

Mputu has been compared by some to Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o because of his sharp movement and lethal finishing. Only time will tell if that's the case.

However, Arsenal are not the only club to have shown an interest in the youngster, as his agent explained: 'While Sevilla have also shown great interest, I believe Tresor will end up in England.

'Arsenal have given TP Mazembe until Monday to respond to their offer and I’m convinced that the deal will be completed after the weekend.'


Does this mean that Arsene Wenger has lost faith in one of his strikers? With Adebayor, Van Persie, Bendtner, Walcott and Eduardo already fighing for two places, this would surely mean that someone has to either switch posistion of leave the club? Six players for two posistions? I can't see it.



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Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Wednesday December 5 2007
Time: 6:17PM

Comments

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i think that wenger ll purchase him and not sell any of our strikers at least for now cuz he is very cheap so i think wenger can take risk of buying him and not having the pressure of playing him,and if anyone of our strikers was to leave i think it would be bendtner although i wouldn't b happy if that happened
princeoflove909
05/12/2007 18:40:00
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hmmm.. interesting comment.. i dont know if he's lost faith or something.. it is too early to lose faith in dudu.. and the others like walcott and bendtner have more or less impressed in cameos whenever they have come one.. ade and persie ofcourse are brilliant.. might be more of the case that maybe he thinks that this new guy could be used in some other position.. anyways.. if indeed he has tabled an offer.. then ofcourse he's seen something we havent.. lets wait and watch.. another brilliant youngster to look forward to........
go4it_adi
05/12/2007 18:40:00
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i wouldnt want bendtner to go.. he has shown in flashes what he can do.. and he was involved in both the goals for us against wigan.. strong.. fast for his build.. excellent in the air.. i think with a bit of experience he'll fit in anny squad out there.. hope he stays.. and i am waiting for wenger to give him more playing time..
go4it_adi
05/12/2007 18:43:00
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKuWBHx1llQ&feature=related he does have a touch of the etoos about him. Check the goalies celebration when he scores.....best ever!
iceman10
05/12/2007 18:45:00
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21 years old... Maybe he's a purchase for the future, not posing immediate competition to the 5 strikers we already have? The most seemingly "unsettled" one is Bendtner but I agree with you guys that he's got a future and don't want him to go.
Louisa
05/12/2007 18:59:00
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Thanks iceman, good goal, but the opponents were apparently not strong in defence. Yeah the goalie's celebration's very funny!
Louisa
05/12/2007 19:01:00
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Never hurts to have a big squad so long as the egos are kept in check. He may plan to rotate the team more frequently in the future.
Gunners
05/12/2007 19:18:00
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Its most likely that Walcott or Vela would go but surely Mputu aint better than them two?
Goofle
05/12/2007 19:23:00
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With Vela apparently coming back in the summer we won't be short of forwards. It depends on how flexible they are in playing within the fluid system we have. At the moment there isn't a great deal of difference between our midfield and our forwards.
Amos.
05/12/2007 19:31:00
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ADEBAYOR! ADEBAYOR! one nil...
»»Arsene Knows««
Wingston75
05/12/2007 19:50:00
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